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Human, Youth & Senior Services
Mission statement
The mission of Rocky Hill Human, Youth & Senior Services Department is to assist residents with social, emotional,
and economic needs. Our services help clients achieve self-su ciency, maintain economic well-being and reestablish control in their lives. We service all segments of the population which includes children, adults, elderly, disabled and the  nancially disadvantaged.
human, youth & senior services sta 
Melissa Hicks, LPC, Director mhicks@rockyhillct.gov 860-258-2724
Nicole DiClemente, Human Services ndiclemente@rockyhillct.gov 860-258-2793
Kristina Mattera, Case Manager kmattera@rockyhillct.gov 860-258-2021
Maria Santini, Clerical msantini@rockyhillct.gov 860-258-2757
Lori Stanczyc, LPC, Youth Services lstanczyc@rockyhillct.gov 860-258-2718
Denise Sanderson, Senior Services / Municipal Agent for the Elderly dsanderson@rockyhillct.gov 860-258-2786 • Fax: 860-257-1213
Charlene Mehr, Transportation / Volunteer Opportunities chmehr@rockyhillct.gov 860-258-2701
contact us
Main O ce
699 Old Main Street Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Senior Center
761 Old Main Street Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Food Pantry
673 Old Main Street
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Food Pantry Donations Accepted:
Cash donations, gift cards for perishable foods and/or nonperishable, unexpired food and sanitary items are accepted.
Main O ce Phone Number
860-258-2799
Main O ce Fax Number
860-258-2796
Senior Center Fax Number
860-257-1213
Website
www.rockyhillct.gov/humanservices
o ce hours
Main O ce
Monday–Friday: 8:30–4:30pm
Senior Center
Monday–Friday: 8:30–4:30pm
Food Pantry
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:00am–4:00pm
Senior/Community Center renovations will begin in the summer of 2020 and will limit the amount of indoor programming we will be able o er. We are working diligently to  nd alternate locations
so please be on the lookout for venue changes.
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Food Pantry
A food pantry is maintained for disadvantaged residents. Donations from various churches, community groups, and individuals provide the supply for the pantry. A variety of non-perishable food items are available for quali ed residents. Holiday Food Baskets, which include gift cards to buy fresh food, are available outside normal food pantry usage for the holidays in November and December. In addition, during the month
of December, an Adopt-A-Family Program is o ered to insure that all disadvantaged children within the community have gifts for the holiday season. Call 860-258-2799 for more information or to make an appointment to see if your household quali es.
Back-to-school Program
Human, Youth, & Senior Services, with the
help of our generous donors, puts together a Back-to-School Program for our disadvantaged
Rocky Hill families. During the last 2 weeks of August this program provides back to school supplies, backpacks, and gift cards for shoes and clothing, for Rocky Hill children entering Kindergarten through 12th grade. The program depends on community donations and is on
a  rst come,  rst serve basis to help families o set the costs of sending their children back to school. Please call 860-258-2799 to make an appointment to pick up supplies.
camp Assistance
Human, Youth & Senior Services works with Rocky Hill Parks & Rec to o er assistance for Rocky Hill children that need  nancial support to experience a week at camp. The program funding is for Rocky Hill Parks & Rec program with a 1 time use per child, per household annually. The program must be approved by Rocky Hill Human Services, applicants must verify income/assets and meet limits with proof
of the last 30 days of income and banking transactions. Financial assistance is contingent upon community donated funds and when the fund is depleted it is no longer available. If you are interested in assistance, or in donating to the fund, please contact us at 860-258-2799.
Volunteer care teams
Volunteer services are available to eligible residents who need temporary assistance with transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping, friendly visits, friendly check-ins, errands, etc. Please call us to sign up for any of these services.
We are always looking for new volunteers with an interest in helping others in our community. If interested in volunteering, please call us.
For more information, or questions about our Volunteer Care Teams, please call 860-258-2701.
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